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Maria Rodale’s Top 10 Farm-to-Table Restaurants

Maria Rodale, one of my favorite people in the organic food industry, has just come out with her Top 10 farm-to-table restaurants.

For those who don’t know Maria, she has some serious street cred in the organic world.

– Her grandfather, J.I Rodale, started the organic food movement in the U.S. in the 1940s with the publication of Organic Farming and Gardening magazine (now known as Organic Gardening).

– Maria Rodale has published several books including Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe. This is a must-read book for everyone. It clearly and succinctly explains why organic food, and not GMO-food, is the only solution to feed the planet.

– Maria Rodale’s family started The Rodale Institute, which has been researching organic agriculture for the last 60 years.

Maria has compiled her Top 10 favorite farm-to-table restaurants. The restaurants are in both the U.S. and Canada, and meet her criteria of being “locally sourced organic food, cleanly cooked; not too pretentious; and most important of all, delicious and yummiful!”

Here is the list but to see Maria Rodale’s detailed descriptions of each restaurant, click HERE.

1: The Dressing Room Westport, Connecticut

2: WeczeriaSaskatoon, Canada

3: Inn at Blackberry FarmWalland, Tennessee

4: Paolina’s WayCamden, Maine

5: BoleteBethlehem, Pennsylvania

6: Back 40New York, New York

7: TaystNashville, Tennessee

8: New Leaf CaféNew York, New York

9: Prairie FireChicago

10: Rouge TomateNew York, New York

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